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MSC New York (Manhattan) Cruise Reviews

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70 MSC New York (Manhattan) Cruise Reviews


Mittens73 avatar

Mittens73

1 Review Written

Canadian adventure with Meraviglia

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My mother and I chose mergalvia because it was a new sailing to Canada and the New England States. We had never sailed with those ports before. She had a casino offer 30% off the rate plus 5% loyalty since we had ...
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Sail Date October 2019


despy avatar

despy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beware of this ship

This cruise was chosen for it's destination cities. Embarkation was a nightmare, it took 3 and 1/2 hours to board the ship. Early dining rushed, no coffee offered, once was offered a packet of instant coffee. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Boschmann

7 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

13 Day reposition cruise NYC to Miami

This is another one of my part two reviews from our back-to-back Meraviglia sailings in October and November. The first part was a ten day Canadian/New England cruise in a Yacht Club interior cabin beginning ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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rettiga

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Many plusses. . .Many minuses

First, although Cruise Critic insists on calling this a 5-night leaf-peeper run, it was in fact a 13-night repo from New York to Miami via the Eastern Caribbean. My wife and I booked this cruise as a target of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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wknied

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

NEVER AGAIN

MSC MERAVIGLIA My wife and I have been on approximately thirty cruises but this one was the worst. It took more than three hours in the terminal before we could get on the ship and we were standing the entire ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Boschmann

7 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Meraviglia Yacht Club a bit of a let down

I’m writing this review for the October 18th Canada and New England sailing from New York City. This was our seventh MSC cruise, and fourth sailing in the Yacht Club. If you look at my signature on the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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CruisinMaterial

34 Reviews Written

112 Helpful Votes

Meraviglia - Repositioning Extensive Review

About the Reviewer: I’m a 37-year-old male who sailed with his mother to celebrate her milestone birthday. This was my second MSC Cruise, my first being on the MSC Seaside in October 2018 (there’s a review for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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cruiseladies99

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia ship thinks it's still sailing in Europe

This is a new ship and it is beautiful and the price was right. Getting on the ship was pretty fast if you don't stop to take a cruise pic. First impression of inside of ship was wow very nice. We went to buffet for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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whymegez

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

The facade was wonderful but....,

This ship is beautiful and the shows were outstanding but cold food and lack of hygiene and sanitation made it undesirable. There are no hand sanitizers at all entries to the buffet. It was not until the ship ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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irisheyes31

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Beautiful cruise from NY to Canada

Living in South Florida, we were ready to get away from the heat and travel to a cooler climate for a few days. Had cruised on MSC Divina and MSC Seaside, so decided to give the Meraviglia a try. We were not ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ckbklyn

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We were waiting for MSC to cruise out of NYC. We were sick of RCCL Anthem of the Seas, and don't cruise on Carnival or Norwegian. Embarkation was quick. The staterooms were ready fairly early and our luggage ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Joan 2333

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Confusion

We chose the cruise to see family in new York, Visit "beautiful" |||| New England and travel on a fantastic looking ship at what we thought a reasonable price. Embarkation wasnt too bad considering the number of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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April42749

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever

This was our 2nd MSC cruise, the first one being 5 years ago on the Divina. We are platinum on both Carnival and NCL. As a New Yorker, I was trilled when I found out MSC would be sailing out of the city. The ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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skyestrega47

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not the best cruise I have been on with MSC

I have sailed on MSC Seaside twice before and really enjoyed everything about it. So I decided to sail on Meraviglia. There were confusing issues constantly. I registered as a gluten free passenger but that was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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SeniorCruiseClan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The best parts were Cirque at Sea [Viaggio] and the Aurea Spa

Just a note: I can't seem to select just the 10-day portion, we couldn't do the 23 day due to job/time restrictions. MSC Meraviglia Review: 18 Oct 2019 – 28 Oct 2019 Passengers: me (CH), my husband (BH), and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ty55

7 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

JUST OKAY

We were on the Meraviglia departing New York doing the 10 day Canada/New England cruise leaving October 18. We have been on more than 20 cruises with Princess, Holland, Celebrity, Carnival and Norwegian. We have ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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PhilSD

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Worse cruise ever! Avoid MSC at all costs!

We chose this cruise because a friend wanted to try MSC. It was also going to be a birthday cruise for me. The disaster began on day one when the boarding process took over 4 hours! I felt sorry for the seniors ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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grand2twins

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Not going back!

My husband and I have been on about 22 cruises. We always look forward to each and every cruise. We understand the highs and lows of the various cruise lines. But the MSC Meraviglia had to be the worst! It ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Nextcruise42

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed our first MSC cruise

DH saw TV commercial and was intrigued. I booked this sailing in early 2018 for the yacht club deluxe suite at an unbelievably great price. The Ship is beautiful and the crew is fabulous, not just in yacht club but ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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hypercafe

11 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

MSC Yacht Club is not equal to a luxury cruise line.

We just returned from the October 8 trip on the Meraviglia to Canada from New York. We were in the Yacht Club so I am comparing this to other luxury cruises I have been on such as Silversea or Crystal. As ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mhanlon100

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Never again

We chose because of price and destination. Too many passengers for the staff who did their best to keep up. Rarely was I asked if I wanted coffee after lunch or dinner. Three times no creamer, waiter brought a glass ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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HLR

6 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Was it sooo different than an "American" Cruise Line? Nope!

This review will also be posted on the MSC Chat Boards also so you can respond. I am trying to figure out what I thought was sooo different about this MSC cruise than my other cruises on “American” lines ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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beeper1520

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Review of cruise from New York Port-Roundtrip To Canada on MSC Meraviglia

Introduction: MSC Cruise Line is a new entrant to an American market. MSC is a registered company in Switzerland but operates from Geneva, Italy. The company was originally founded in Naples, Italy as ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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iolh888

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

MSC Cruise

MSC New York City to Quebec (roundtrip) October 2019 Our first experience with MSC was extremely disappointing, to the point we will never use this cruise lines again. MSC is an Italian based cruise ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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carprinroy

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

MSC Strikes Out Again In Its USA Debut With Another Great Ship!

1: Background information: I've been on nearly sixty cruises and only once have things been worse. I will never critic poorly things that happen due to nature and anything beyond the cruise lines control. I've ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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